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Podophyllin MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Podophyllin
Tree Number(s)
D20.215.784.500.675
Unique ID
D011033
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011033
Scope Note
Caustic extract from the roots of Podophyllum peltatum and P. emodi. It contains PODOPHYLLOTOXIN and its congeners and is very irritating to mucous membranes and skin. Podophyllin is a violent purgative that may cause CNS damage and teratogenesis. It is used as a paint for warts, skin neoplasms, and senile keratoses.
Entry Term(s)
Podophyllum Resin
Pharm Action
Antineoplastic Agents, Phytogenic
Caustics
Keratolytic Agents
Registry Number
9000-55-9
Public MeSH Note
72; was see under PODOPHYLLUM 1963-71
Online Note
search PODOPHYLLUM 1966-71
History Note
72(64); was see under PODOPHYLLUM 1963-71
Date Established
1972/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2006/07/05
Podophyllin Preferred
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